We all are patriotic deep within our souls and minds and we all love naval history and the aura of battle ships, and we would all love to visit Devon Port Dock Yard – but we don’t!
For the majority of us, it’s about the time and right opportunity. Our itineraries do not allow us the breathing room to plan a tour, but in most cases, it is the cost of travel and stay that deters people from visiting a place so historically rich with the tales of the founding fathers of British Naval Army. HMNB Devonport offers a great opportunity for travellers to feel for themselves how it would have been to be really present on one of the warships that circled half way around the world to participate in wars that changed and shaped the course of history and formed many nations like the way they are today. The museum located on the Devonport Port area houses some of the finest relics of the great wars that we have read about in our history books. And, this port is among those very few places on British soil that still has the very best that a historic port can offer.
Glimpse of What You Will Find On Your Visit to Devon Port Dock Yard
Ships and a lot of them, that is what you will see primarily on during your visit to HMNB Devonport, the place is exceptionally teeming with naval activity, thanks to the nuclear repair and refilling facility. This is the only place in the entire kingdom where might see nuclear powered warships docking to get their fuel tanks refilled! It’s not as simple as refilling your car fuel tank and the spectacle is a rarity. Every two years authorities overseeing the operations at the naval base open the gates to commoners to come and get stupefied at all the scientific novelties.
How To Enjoy All These?
As I mentioned at the outset of this blog post, its money that keeps us from witnessing the great history that Devonport is known for, I thought I would throw in a few pointers that will let you proceed with your plans of visit Devon Port Stock Yard without spending a fortune on the exercise.
Call up local hotels, particularly the small ones that are privately owned and managed. The small hotels are the ones that people often neglect because they cannot find them on the internet. Small hotels are obscure but not substandard. You will be surprised at the wonderful food and service that these have to offer. Secondly, make your plans in advance because if you have a popular date in mind for your travel, you will have to book accommodations before the hotel-booking frenzy begins! As it always happens with the demand-supply axiom, less availability with raise the demand and then you might end up paying more than what you would have; had you placed your calls early!
Hence, if I were you, and if I had some time for navy and history, I would be making calls to Plymouth hotels right now!
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